Check in was swift and we were allocated a room on a low floor facing the pool as I has requested by email, room 223. The first 3 floors have been refurbished and we got one of those.
The room was very nice and a good size with twin beds which had lightweight duvets. There was a wall mounted 22 inch flat screen TV showing Sky News and CNN and a desk with cupboard below. The mirrored wardrobe had plenty hanging space and 3 small drawers. The balcony was a good size with 2 chairs and a small table and faced the pool which was covered in winter.
The bathroom had a large walk in shower only, no bath, sink and toilet. There was no plug in the sink due to the design so shaving had ...
to be done in running water and there was a wall mounted hairdryer. The towels were very thin, but did the job.Read More
The walls were very thin as we could clearly hear next doors Xmas CD and any conversation.
The sheets were changed mid-week and the towels daily.
Went down for Xmas lunch which was served buffet style. There were a lot of fishy starters, but I managed to get cold meats and cheeses. Had chestnut stuffed turkey and entrecote main, but the meringue milk bomb dessert was finished although there were other desserts. There was as much red and white wine, water, soft drinks and cava as you wanted.
There is free wifi in the reception area, but not in the rooms. You can get wifi in the room for Eur 1 for 1 hour, Eur 2 for 2 hours and Eur 5 for 24 hours, payable at reception.
Tried the cooked breakfast, but it was really cold, much colder than the usual Spanish lukewarm offerings so had ham and cheese instead. The freshly cooked bacon and fried eggs from the carvery station were better and there was occasionally omelettes available. The coffee from the machine was very hot though, but there were always long queues with only 2 coffee machines for the whole restaurant.
Lunch and dinner ranged from just OK to quite good. The soup was very good as was the fish, beef fillet and lasagne. There was always salad and ham and cheese available.
Breakfast is served 0800-1000, lunch from 1245-1445 and dinner from 1915-2115. Water is Eur 1.30, Coke Eur 1.60 and a bottle of wine Eur 6.00-9.00.
The location was good, close to the outdoor market which is on a Sunday and Wednesday morning. It was just a short walk to loads of bars and restaurants, the beach and Avenida del Mediterraneo which is the main shopping street that runs the length of the resort.
Can't comment on the entertainment as we didn't stay in the hotel at night. However there were games/competitions until 1pm and dancing in the afternoon, including line dancing which was well supported when we saw it.
The staff were very helpful and friendly.